Red Squirrel Press, 2018
While there is the familiar uproarious humour, a startling shift in expressive mode in this collection shows a deeper engagement with place and lanscape, domestic intimacy and tenderness, and finally arrives at a sense of renewal.
Wyrd Harvest, 2017
This joint publication, with Phil Breach – a stalwart of the Folk Horror Revival – contains poems and a supernatural tale which explore the uncanny North of legend and nightmare.
‘Silence’ and Other Stories
Postbox Press, 2016
A collection of supernatural tales in the tradition of the masters of the weird tale. Spooky goings-on from the south of France to the North York Moors.
Caligula on Ice and Other Poems
Donut Press, 2009
Includes the Forward Prize nominated poem, Ode on a Grayson Perry Urn, and a plethora of music hall inspired satires and songs.
Bilingual edition with translation German poets by Norbert Hummelt, Birgit Kempker, Norbert Lange, Ulf Stoterfoht, Hans Thill and Jan Wagner.
Stranded in Sub-Atomica
Donut Press, 2005
Nominated for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection in the 2006 Forward Prizes with the fabulous cover design of Liam Relph.
The Camden Art Redemption Miracle
Donut Press, 2011
‘Tim Turnbull’s pitch perfect fable in terza rima…’ Andrew McCullough, TLS
Caligula on Ice (Special Edition)
Donut Press, 2007
A limited edition of the caustic long poem ‘celebrating’ Tony Blair’s Britain.
Donut Press, 2004
Deft storytelling with a cinematographic eye; vicious satire and unflinching honesty underlain by a ‘big, warm heart.’
Mews Press, 2001
Turnbull’s Ictus Prize-winning debut pamphlet from Sheffield Hallam University’s press.
Poems included in:
Poems of the Decade (selected W. Seighart, Forward Worldwide, 2015)
Identity Parade: New British and Irish Poets (ed R. Lumsden, Bloodaxe Books, 2010)
Addressing the Bard: twelve contemporary poets respond to Robert Burns (ed. Douglas Gifford, Scottish Poetry Library, 2009)
Michael Rosen’s A to Z: The Best Children’s Poetry from Agard to Zephaniah (ed. Miichael Rosen, Puffin Books, 2009)
Forward Book of Poetry 2009 (foreword by Frieda Hughes, Forward, 2008)
Forward Book of Poetry 2007 (foreword by John Burnside, Forward, 2006)
Queen of the Sheep: New Writing Scotland 23 (ed. V Thornton & H. White, ASLS, 2005)
Wozu Vögel, Bücher, Jazz (ed. Hans Thill, Wunderhorn, 2005)
Ten Hallam Poets (ed. S. Earnshaw, E.A. Markham, S. O’Brien, Mews Press, 2005)
Artefiction: notes from the post-punk underground (ed. David Goodchild, Stride, 2000)
Oral: poems: sonnets, lyrics and the like (ed. Sarah-Jane Lovett, Sceptre, 1999)